(1919 - 2010)
Robert Theodore McCall was active/lived in Arizona, Ohio. Robert McCall is known for aerospace and fantasy illustrations and murals.
Portrait by James Bryant
Biography Robert McCall
The following biography, an obituary of the artist by Douglas Martin, is from The New York Times, March 5, 2010
Robert T. McCall, an artist whose fervor for space exploration found expression in his six-story-tall mural at the National Air and Space Museum and two postage stamps canceled on the Moon, died on Feb. 26 in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 90.
The cause was heart failure, his wife, Louise, said.
Mr. McCall eagerly translated his youthful enthusiasm for drawing knights in shining armor on spirited steeds into paintings of intrepid astronauts in gleaming space vehicles, both real and imagined. When NASA in 1962 hit on the idea of enlisting artists to promote its mission, Mr. McCall was one of the fi
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